Chapter Historian and/or Historical Committee

The Chapter Historian and/or Historical Committee is appointed by the President-Elect. Responsibilities of the Historian/Historical Committee typically include:

  • Requesting Chapter Historians to interview presidential and long-time members to provide be in writing or on audio tape memories of industry history and its progress for inclusion in records, at the CRC and/or on the chapter’s website
  • Taking pictures of chapter functions and, if possible, of old air conditioning and refrigeration installations for inclusion in eNewsletters, records and programs
  • Checking with the chapter past and present officers for the availability of chapter items of a historical nature
  • Attending the CRC – including the History workshop – and reporting the chapter’s progress to the Regional Historian for comparison with other chapters
  • Providing the chapter eNewsletter editor articles about chapter history and progress to include in the eNewsletter
  • Updating historical records annually, including updating the location of chapter property
  • Sample spreadsheets for tracking chapter officers and location of chapter property are provided in Appendix 2D.
  • Preparing a display for CRC and showing at a chapter meeting at least once a year
  • Preparing a written or digital history of the chapter, member, company or equipment specific to the chapter for submission for Gold Ribbon Award and possibly for Lou Flagg Award